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Highland Botanical Park and Lamberton Conservatory

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Fantastic place in cooler weather

The grand kids and myself, love this place. We love the flowers, plants, the birds and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rochester, New York
Fun for something different

Took our 3 little ones (14, 11 and 3) and they all enjoyed the warm indoor trip around the world... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Penfield, New York
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180 Reservoir Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2729
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The grand kids and myself, love this place. We love the flowers, plants, the birds and the turtles. It's a great year round place to visit but even more fun when the snow is flying. TIP: Get a membership if planning on coming a few...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our 3 little ones (14, 11 and 3) and they all enjoyed the warm indoor trip around the world gardenscape so to speak. Nice for the whole family for roughly an hourish activity.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MichaelLeeAgne
Reviewed 16 January 2019

When the weather outside is frightful go to the Lamberton Conservatory to feel like you are in a desert. Bask the heat and look at turtles, guinea hens and fish. A refreshing break from snow and city life.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank origamimoon
Reviewed 26 December 2018

Went to Lamberton Conservatory for the poinsettia show. It was lovely! Will definitely come back here again to fully appreciate what the conservatory offers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GrandTour125124
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Haven't been in a while but this is my favorite place to be when the weather is yucky and I'm sick of the cold. It warms my heart and soul! Today's visit had the bonus of being decorated for the Holiday's and lot's of quail...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mcmomny
Reviewed 11 December 2018

April, May and June, I will be back for sure, but the park is awesome for walking as it is built on a hill and can be a bit challenging. The reservoir provides great views at sunset as well. I have not been into the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mdonohoe22
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It's nice to see all the beautiful flowers and tropical plants in the garden. Just hanging around keeps your eyes relax.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank maloucrav
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We were lucky to be in Rochester to attend the Eastman School of Music Graduation ceremony, just when the world famous Lilac Festival was in full swing. Tons of people there enjoying the food and drink pavilions, and open air art show and the magnificent...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Wayne179
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

When in need to escape, this is the place I run to. A little Conservatory at Highland Park.an oasis in the middle of the city. Open year round, except Christmas Day, it showcases seasonal plants as well as permanent ones, like the Cacti. The place...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Sarushkaya
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a lovely garden with birds, turtles and fish too. Many types of plants and flowers. It's a great place to spend an hour or two when the lousy Rochester weather has gotten the best of you!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from 975traveler2012 | Reviewed this property |
The Lilacs are usually in full bloom around Mothers Day which is May 10th this year.